Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production - J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production

By J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne

  • Release Date: 2017-07-25
  • Genre: Theater
4 Score: 4 (From 1,363 Ratings)


The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.

This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.


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    By jifeeisujdudjndgd
    I just wanted to say to Eric wood this one thing: J.K. Rowling herself helped write this book.
  • Intense.

    By Marsper.
    Enjoyed the happy ending, even through these horrible things Harry and the others went through.
  • BIG POTTER FAN but...

    By Arnold ooks
    I hate this book! So many things made no sense (all timeturners were destroyed)! Albus is just a crybaby and spoilt brat, and I don’t see how Harmonie is minister of magic. The lines and dialogue are really bad (ex: Wow . Skeak. My geekiness is a quivering.) One thing I do like is how the Malfoys are good and that they make me feel bad for Scorpious. But I honestly think that Rowling was in this for the money. (Sorry big Potter fans.) 👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👍👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎
  • I loved this book!

    By HarryPotterSuperFan!!
    I love everything Harry Potter and that includes this book! I agree a few things are not correct ( ALL TIME TURNERS WERE DESTROYED) but still great book! If you love Harry Potter read this book!
  • no

    By joe mama 😳
    this ain’t it sis😘💅🏿💅🏿
  • Why?!?!?

    By flambo/firegirl
    Why all the haters? This was a fine book. Not as good as the original HP series but I still enjoyed it.
  • Not part of the series!

    By Paulzes
    This book should not exist in the first place!
  • Good book I can’t stop reading this book one

    By gbbv*hvhnhch gvhfvh gt*jbtbhv
    It’s ok I’ll read it sometimes!
  • Why do people hate this?

    By coolestroman
    So, haven’t read the book yet. Why do people hate it? Give a fan some love. They tried their best. And I’m sure the play was excellent! Please stop giving 1-3 stars. PLEASE. - coolestroman
  • Worse than a fanfic. (Please read before buying)

    By Eric Wood Johnson
    There are many thing wrong with this book. First of all, why write a story that revolves around time travel if every possible item to do it was destroyed in the original series. Also, for plot convince, the time turners do not affect the user’s age depending on how far back they travelled. If that logic complies, Scorpius would be dead already and Albus would almost be dead. But no. And, Harry is humble, not a stuck-up. They made Harry how Malfloy was and Malfloy became like Harry. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg. And, since when did Voldemort have a daughter? His character isn’t supposed to be able to love. These authors did a horrible job of recreating the magic of the Jk Rowling.